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The Longest Yarn… JOE BIDEN CAUGHT IN LIE – Said He Played College Football – He Didn’t
Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/15/12 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 10/15/2012 7:12:48 PM PDT by markomalley

Friday Night Lies

Capitalist Preservation

Forward–
During a campaign stop in Athens, Ohio, on Saturday September 8, Vice President Joe Biden said the last time he was in the town, playing against the Ohio University football team on October 19, 1963, he almost got arrested for walking into a girls’ dormitory.

It’s a good story. It’s just not true… at all.
Shawn at Free Republic discovered that Joe Biden did not play football at the University of Delaware in 1961, 1962, 1963, or 1964, according to past yearbooks.

The 1984 University of Delaware yearbook included an interview with Joe Biden. It’s Biden first ever interview were he talks about his “triple major” (later during Biden’s 1988 presidential campaign he admitted he lied and had two majors, not three) and playing “intramural football” (flag football). There is no mention about him playing college football.

Page 324 of 1984 year book

There’s more:

In the University of Delaware’s online news service, UDaily, Biden wrote this in which he is the sole source (so take it with a grain of salt):

Joe Biden once said he came to the University of Delaware in 1961 as a “half-baked halfback,” playing on the freshman football team that year under the late Scotty Duncan, and the Democratic vice presidential candidate remains a big fan of the Fightin’ Blue Hens.

But even this account is doubtful because on page 162 in the sports section of Delaware University’s 1961 yearbook, Biden is not listed on the freshman football team’s roster.

Joe Biden said he played football at the University of Delaware and that he almost got arrested after a game in Ohio.
It’s just not true.

Tony Lee at Breitbart wrote more on The Fibber.


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: biden; collegefootball; delaware; demlies; flagfootball; joebiden; universityofdelaware

1 posted on 10/15/2012 7:12:56 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley
...playing against the Ohio University football team...

What the hell was he playing? The "Jeopardy" home game?

2 posted on 10/15/2012 7:15:57 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (This is America! Being dead is no excuse not to vote!!!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Truth or Dare.

He always chose Dare.


3 posted on 10/15/2012 7:19:05 PM PDT by Tuanedge (Warriors victorious in a hundred battles, flee when a tiger enters their tent.)
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To: markomalley

Thanks for posting!


4 posted on 10/15/2012 7:20:26 PM PDT by tangchung
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To: RedMDer; markomalley
Graphic by RedMDer


5 posted on 10/15/2012 7:21:23 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: markomalley

Alcohol-induced dementia. Joe can’t help himself.


6 posted on 10/15/2012 7:23:43 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (ua)
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To: markomalley

Maybe Neil Kinnock was on the team?


7 posted on 10/15/2012 7:23:47 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Maybe he was working “the chains” on the sideline.


8 posted on 10/15/2012 7:23:51 PM PDT by tangchung
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To: gusopol3

Maybe a guy that speaks like Kinnock.


9 posted on 10/15/2012 7:25:41 PM PDT by tangchung
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To: tangchung

Joe Biden, “I mean what I say!”


10 posted on 10/15/2012 7:31:02 PM PDT by stocksthatgoup (ZERO DARK THIRTY (coming soon to an embassy near you))
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To: markomalley

Joe’s football career:

http://www.museumofplay.org/blog/play-stuff/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/1073824.jpg


11 posted on 10/15/2012 7:33:12 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: markomalley
Intramural Football

i.e. pick-up game on the quadrangle

12 posted on 10/15/2012 7:33:34 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: markomalley

Maybe he played on the Sandusky deep cover low down lying scum squad....


13 posted on 10/15/2012 7:34:32 PM PDT by Jumper
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To: markomalley

Biden Mentiroso
Obama Mentiroso
Obama mucho Mentiroso


14 posted on 10/15/2012 7:36:45 PM PDT by hapnHal (hapnHal)
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To: markomalley

He obviously played without a helmet.


15 posted on 10/15/2012 7:40:58 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: stocksthatgoup

“and that’s a fact!”


16 posted on 10/15/2012 7:41:03 PM PDT by tangchung
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To: markomalley

Stand Up Chuck! (just not to the truth)


17 posted on 10/15/2012 7:46:38 PM PDT by YouPosting2Me
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To: markomalley

We had a FReeper who uncovered this a few days ago. Can’t remember the screen name.......but deserves the credit. Said that “Crazy Uncle Joe” only played FLAG football.


18 posted on 10/15/2012 7:51:01 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: markomalley

Joe Biden lied??? I am shocked, SHOCKED I tell you.


19 posted on 10/15/2012 7:51:23 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: markomalley

Hey! Go easy here! Sometimes, a guy will turn real fast and that flag can snap you and it really hurts. It might even leave a red spot.


20 posted on 10/15/2012 7:56:50 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: markomalley

was this before or after he played the “my tragic dead wife 30 years ago” card?


21 posted on 10/15/2012 7:59:56 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

with old empty head it wouldn’t have mattered.

OBAMA and BIDEN: An Empty Chair with an Empty Head


22 posted on 10/15/2012 8:01:45 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: markomalley
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23 posted on 10/15/2012 8:08:37 PM PDT by FredZarguna (He is: Joe Delaware!)
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To: markomalley

According to Wikipedia, he played on a freshman football team (I’ve not heard of such a thing before, but it sounds liek they had a separate team for freshman that played it’s own schedule:

He played halfback with the Blue Hens freshman football team,[14] but he dropped a junior year plan to play for the varsity team as a defensive back, enabling him to spend more time with his out-of-state girlfriend.[14][17] He double majored in history and political science and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1965,[1] ranking 506th of 688 in his class.


24 posted on 10/15/2012 8:10:12 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
Brietbart had the story over two weeks ago:Biden fibs to ohio voters about having played college football
25 posted on 10/15/2012 8:16:20 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Think there is a link in the article to the ‘61 freshman team with coach Duncan.

Biden not in the photo or listed on the team.

Also no Biden on any yearbook football team.


26 posted on 10/15/2012 8:17:21 PM PDT by tangchung
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Well, at least he graduated, if true. More than we can say about his boss.


27 posted on 10/15/2012 8:17:26 PM PDT by crz
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To: CharlesWayneCT

That story by Tony Lee came a day after the post here were I listed all the links to the yearbooks and 61’ team photo. We were a day before Breitbart.

I know because I posted the links and sent to Tony Lee next day.


28 posted on 10/15/2012 8:20:20 PM PDT by tangchung
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To: tangchung

I don’t believe the Wikipedia entry is accurate. It gets information from a single article that itself was just a reference to something Biden claimed. Brietbart’s article from two weeks ago was a clear refutation of this, pointing out that Biden himself has admitted he didn’t play college football, and that when he thought about going for the team his junior year, he hadn’t played for 2 years.

It is true that Biden was a decent high school football player, and he probably could have made the delaware team, which wasn’t really all that good.


29 posted on 10/15/2012 8:23:57 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT

In the alumni article above he says he tripled majored. This was 1 of many reasons he dropped out of the 1988 presidential race after it was found out he had 2 majors.

Also no mention he played college football in the alumni article in 1984.


30 posted on 10/15/2012 8:24:15 PM PDT by tangchung
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To: CharlesWayneCT

You would first need the Archmere Academy High School yearbooks to see if he was even on the team let alone good.


31 posted on 10/15/2012 8:26:09 PM PDT by tangchung
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To: markomalley

the article stated that he played itermural....that means with and against other students in his school....I don’t see where he claimed anything else.


32 posted on 10/15/2012 8:52:06 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: markomalley

Well at least plugs can be FOUND at his school. Hussein is still a mystery to the people who actually attended Columbia!


33 posted on 10/15/2012 9:12:07 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: markomalley

Joe was playing a quick game of pocket pool.


34 posted on 10/15/2012 9:22:15 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: tangchung
Biden not in the photo or listed on the team.

Inconclusive! When you get down to freshman teams, it can be sketchy. Maybe he quit, or just stopped showing up. I wouldn't press this one too hard.

35 posted on 10/15/2012 10:06:50 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: dr_lew

Biden been doing 5 college campaign stops a week for 2 years and often talks about his college football days. He wasn’t there in 61’ team and didn’t play as a freshman. Also he states he played intramural football in the 1984 alumni yearbook.

He most certainly was not on the team in 1963 when they beat Ohio as he claimed in Athens Ohio a month ago.


36 posted on 10/15/2012 10:15:04 PM PDT by tangchung
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To: FlingWingFlyer

“What the hell was he playing? “

Probably some fraternaty!


37 posted on 10/15/2012 10:29:28 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: tangchung

OK. The most generous I can be is that he went out for freshman football, and his story about giving up football for love indicates that he dropped out at that level.


38 posted on 10/15/2012 10:46:20 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: dr_lew

He meet his love/ wife in summer of 64’ while the were both on school break in Mexico.

Biden registered for the draft feb. 15, 1961 Biden received 5 deferments and listed asthma as reason for deferments and reason not able to play football.

Would look silly if he played football while listing asthma as reason to avoid Vietnam war.


39 posted on 10/15/2012 10:53:41 PM PDT by tangchung
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To: markomalley

There has to be something seriously wrong with politicians.

And why on earth do we keep voting for them?

At this point maybe we should just pick them out of a hat. Most normal people I know don’t lie about every single thing in their life. Politicians must be sick in the head to need to lie about the most inconsequential things in life.


40 posted on 10/16/2012 12:43:44 AM PDT by jdirt
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To: tangchung

Was also picked up at National Review Online

Biden Spins A Football Yarn

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/330548/biden-spins-football-yarn-eliana-johnson


41 posted on 10/16/2012 7:58:08 AM PDT by tangchung
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To: tangchung

Was also on the Randy Baumann Radio show

http://www.dve.com/pages/morningshow.html


42 posted on 10/16/2012 8:31:03 AM PDT by tangchung
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To: tangchung

Was also picked up by the Daily Caller

Joe Biden is lying about his college football career, in that he claims he had one

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/10/16/joe-biden-is-lying-about-his-college-football-career-in-that-he-claims-he-had-one/#ixzz29TvB7HaN


43 posted on 10/16/2012 9:53:53 AM PDT by tangchung
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To: onyx

^5! These rats will lie about anything. Maybe that’s why most of them are nut cases.


44 posted on 10/16/2012 9:57:03 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Time for the truth to be told -— The true definition of
Democrat is liar.


45 posted on 10/16/2012 9:59:05 AM PDT by JayAr36 ( Political Correctness is the death sentence for America.)
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To: tangchung

Also...620 WTMJ News Radio (Milwaukee)

BLUE HENS FOOTBALL LEGEND JOE BIDEN?

http://www.620wtmj.com/podcasts/talk/charliesykes/174415101.html


46 posted on 10/16/2012 11:01:44 AM PDT by tangchung
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To: tangchung

Also The Washington Times 27/7

Report: Biden even lied about playing college football

Read more: http://times247.com/articles/biden-lied-about-playing-college-football#ixzz29UWM10BK

(freerepublic mentioned)


47 posted on 10/16/2012 12:21:49 PM PDT by tangchung
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To: tangchung

The Examiner “Fact Checks” Freerepublic.com

Vice President Joe Biden caught in lie about college football career

http://www.examiner.com/article/vice-president-joe-biden-caught-lie-about-college-football-career


48 posted on 10/16/2012 2:26:40 PM PDT by tangchung
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